Rhodes’ Melenos Lindos Exclusive Suites became the first hotel in the world to be awarded the GSTC certificate reviewing the hotel’s practices including environmental impact, working environment, and respect for local cultural heritage.
G Adventures announces foundation of Travel Better, a new online certification, and launches three new social projects in Austria, Canada and Bolivia.
Dashboard will enable sustainability indicators to be measured and tracked in a consistent and transparent manner so areas for improvement can be identified and achievements celebrated
Paths of Greece, a Social Cooperative Entreprise, in cooperation with Green Evolution, an environmental consultancy, is launching a new ecolabel titled “Hikers’ Friendly”. The ecolabel is initially offered to accommodation facilities in Greece that wish to be recognised as “Hikers’ Friendly Hotels”.
Mario Hardy, CEO of PATA, speaks about the organisation’s commitment to sustainable tourism and what Asia needs to take sustainability to the next level.
New EU ecolabel for tourism aims to simplify process and increase reach
We asked Anne Cobben–Da Costa from Control Union Certifications about their motivations for entering the tourism sector and plans for the upcoming months.
Sustainable First scheme aims to recognize individuals, companies and organizations contributing to the environmental, social and economic welfare
Anula Galewska speaks with Dr. Mihee Kang about the opportunities and challenges of the development of sustainable tourism in Korea.
Partnership sees Fair Trade Tourism recognising Ecotourism Kenya’s Gold eco-certified camps, lodges and hotels which can now be incorporated by approved tour operators into Fair Trade Holidays.
Randy Durband discusses how GSTC is seeking to making the entire tourism supply chain more sustainable, and why we all need to focus on Asia
African hotels urged to embed sustainability certification in ratings to ensure sustainable development of sector.
A guide through the label jungle is a tool for comparing the main characteristics and quality features of 50 well-known environmental and sustainability labels in tourism.
Sustainable City Tourism Destination Standard for The Republic of Korea has achieved ‘GSTC-Recognized’ status.
New EarthCheck space will enable the organisation to share its global data, research and tourism development experience with tourism entrepreneurs
The regions aim to become the first region of Portugal, and the second in Europe, to have Biosphere Responsible Tourism Certification.
TripAdvisor and Viator will not sell tickets for specific tourism experiences involving physical contact with captive wild animals or endangered species
Submissions to the 13th edition of the UNWTO Awards are now open. The event will take place on 18 January 2017 in Madrid, Spain.